Felicity Pulman i(44 works by)
Also writes as: Anne Holmes
Born: Established: 1945 ;
Gender: Female
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Felicity Pulman grew up in Africa. She completed the Higher School certificate at forty years of age and was awarded a BA Communications degree from the University of Technology Sydney, majoring in Writing and Social and Political Studies, and an MA in Children's Literature from Macquarie University.

Awards for Works

A Ring through Time 2013 single work novel young adult 'Allie Bennett has moved to Norfolk Island with her family, and as the texts and phone calls with her friends back in Sydney dwindle, Allie feels increasingly alone.

'The instant attraction that occurs between Allie and her classmate, Noah O′Brien, is threatened when he keeps reminding her that she is descended from John Bennett, the brutal commandant who oversaw the penal colony 150 years ago and made the lives of the convicts, including Noah′s ancestor, a living hell.

'When the discovery of a hidden diary catapults Allie into the tragic story of two young long-dead lovers, she is appalled at the injustice detailed in the diary and vows to put things right. But digging up the past has the potential to damage reputations and end her relationship with Noah. It will take a token of love - a ring made from hair - to solve the mystery of what really happened so long ago, and lay the past to rest.' (From the publisher's website.)
2014 highly commended Davitt Award Best Young Adult Book
Willows for Weeping 2008 single work novel young adult mystery historical fiction

'Spies, treachery, a dangerously attractive pilgrim and a murder at Stonehenge test Janna's courage and ingenuity to the limit as she continues the search for her father in the company of pilgrims and jongleurs. She learns the meaning of betrayal, treachery and heartbreak, while her quest brings her ever closer to the royal court and the dangers of the civil war between King Stephen and the Empress Matilda.'

Source: Author's website (http://www.felicitypulman.com.au/books/jana-mysteries/willows-for-weeping.htm). (Sighted: 27/9/2013)

2009 highly commended Biennial Book Awards Junior Fiction
Lilies for Love 2006 single work novel young adult mystery historical fiction

'On the run and in fear of her life, Janna seeks refuge at Wiltune Abbey, but love, danger and mysteries follow close behind. What secrets does her father's letter hold, if only she can learn how to read it? Can the mysterious stranger asking questions about Janna be linked to whoever stabbed the lord Hugh at St Edith's fair? Was the knife intended for Janna, or will Hugh's friendship with the beautiful Emma have disastrous consequences for them all? Who is destroying a precious manuscript, and what is the significance of the lilies left at the saint's shrine? The civil war between the Empress Matilda and King Stephen brings the empress to the abbey. A chance meeting secures Janna's loyalty, a loyalty that will eventually put at risk Janna's heart, her happiness and even her life.'

Source: Author's website (http://www.felicitypulman.com.au/books/jana-mysteries/lilies-for-love.htm). (Sighted: 27/9/2013)

2007 winner Biennial Book Awards Junior Fiction
Last amended 9 Jul 2008
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